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Jul 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to rage, the regime more as it has chemical weapons and would use the myth based with a foreign attack. the suspect in the mass shooting in a colorado movie theater makes his first appearance in court. one columbine survivor is faced with tragedy again. >> to live through it twice, it is on real. -- it is unreal. it is not fair. >> forget about the canoing you did at summer camp. bbc is getting in on the act. first up, a ride down the rapids. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. faced with a foreign attack, syria will be ready to unleash its chemical weapons. that was the warning from the assad regime that served as the first public acknowledgement country possesses such materials. it comes as fierce fighting continues in damascus. our correspondent reports from the border crossing between syria. >> there are huge numbers of heavily armed government forces in this northern city determined to stop the rebel army capturing the country's commercial center. outnumbered and out-gunned, the fsa occasionally scores remarkable successes. these pictures cannot b
Jul 23, 2012 4:00pm PDT
shot. >> we were in a protest. the army shot at us with automatic weapons. the bullet hit me in the leg and broke a bone. >> there is growing international concern about syria's stockpile of chemical weapons. israel has said it would act if they felt there were falling into the wrong hands. today, the syrian foreign ministry said the weapons were safe but warned they could be used in the event of foreign intervention. >> any unconventional weapon would never be used against civilians or syrian people in this crisis. these weapons are meant to be used only in the evidence of external aggression against the syrian republic. >> several governments are putting in place contingency plans to evacuate their nationals. the fighting inside syria it shows no signs of abating. bbc news on the turkey-syria border. >> the subject of the chemical weapons, president obama had this message today for the syrian government. >> given the stockpiles of chemical weapons, we will continue to make it clear the world is watching and that they will be held accountable by the international community and the
Jul 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
hard. >> it is very hard for us. >> some estimates put the cost of the athens games at 10 billion euros. what is to show of it? the sporting a legacy left to rust. >> it's almost impossible to see now, but what this was once the kayak area. today, these venues are symbols of what has happened to greece. the country could never afford the olympics and other grand infrastructure projects after joining the euro. as it wore off, reality and decay set in. pride of hosting the games has begun to abate. >> athens solve the real price -- athens saw the real price. >> we have the new airport. we have new roads. we have new technology, communication. transportation was one of the biggest problems. of course there was overspending. of course there were mistakes. yes, the olympic games were positive for greece. >> many wonder what went wrong ever since. there's no money to fix the air conditioning in this facility. athletes are left to swelter. the eight years on from the games, a greek sports have had a hard landing. was it worth it? >> we do not have much money now, maybe because we have th
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